Athletes with their new uniform for the 2023 Pacific Games in Honiara, Solomon Islands. LOSIRENE LACANIVALU / 23110341
Team Cook Islands’ uniform for the Pacific Games in Honiara, Solomon Islands, was launched last night by Prime Minister Mark Brown. The Games will be held from November 19 to December 2.
The team also announced Touch
rugby’s Julieanne Westrupp and Stephen Willis (rugby) as their official
Prime Minister Brown wished
the 230 athletes, including managers and officials, the very best.
Meanwhile the Rarotonga-based athletes
will take part in a parade starting at 9:30am today from the Avarua Harbour to
the Punanga Nui Market stage for a short programme. Tomorrow, the national team
will attend a church service at the St Joseph’s Cathedral in Avarua at 10:30am.
Team Cook Islands will compete
in Athletics, Boxing, Swimming, Weightlifting, Basketball, Volleyball, Football,
Golf, Netball, Oe Vaka, Rugby, Rugby League, Tennis, Touch Rugby at the 2023